The East Richford border crossing is a really quiet port of entry that connects Richford, Vermont to Sutton, Quebec. The crossing is actually on the Missisquoi River Bridge which was built in 1929. The Canadian border station is located in a rural wooden area. The US border station is also located in a rural area though the East Richford Village is nearby. The station has been there since 1936 and was included on the list of National Register of Historic Places.
Hours of Operations & Wait Times
The US port of entry is open 24/7. The Canadian port of entry, on the other hand, is only open daily from 8 am to 4 pm. Commercial traffic is not allowed to use this port. Travelers can check wait times at the East Richford border crossing by downloading the CanBorder app and the CBP Border Wait Times app (Google Play or iTunes).
Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions
Traffic is fairly light at the East Richford border crossing. Travelers who want to look at traffic and road conditions in Vermont highways can check the New England 511 website or follow the Twitter account @511VT for updates.
The Quebec 511 program also provides travelers with reports on traffic, weather, road conditions, constructions, and incidents along the province’s highways. Travelers can get the updates by calling 511 or 1-888-355-0511, downloading the program’s mobile app, or following the Twitter account @Qc511_Mtl.
Contact & Directions for Your Trip
Travelers can get more information about the East Richford border crossing by getting in touch with the customs officials at this location using the numbers listed below. The map and directions provided can be used as a guide to reach this port of entry.
Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map
Address & Phone Numbers
- U.S.: 357 Glen Sutton Road, Richford, Vermont 05476
- US Customs: (802) 848-7746
- Canada: 139 Missisquoi Valley Road, Sutton, Quebec J0E 2K0
- Canadian Customs: (514) 538-3234
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Documentation needs to be all ready, for find the necessary legal forms here.
Things to Know About the East Richford Border Crossing:
- Several roads in this location are actually unofficial crossings since they cross over the boundary line at some point. These are Golf Course Road, Corliss Road (which is closed), and East Richford Slide Road.
- The East Richford Cemetery is divided by the boundary line which means that some graves are in the US while other are in Canada. There is no granite marker indicating the US-Canada border, however.
- Visitors to Sutton, Quebec can discover the attractions, activities, and accommodations available in the village here.
Links of Interest
Recent News & Updates about East Richford Border Crossing
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